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    November 14, 2012
    5:00 - 5:30pm PST  

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2012. >> okay thank you item 13 please. item 13, department of human resources to execute a agreement for workers compensation work parties for an amount not to exceed $26 million and for a term of three years with an option to extend the term for up to two years. thank you. good asp.
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madame chairs and i'm here with ed reis kin from the department of transportation agency we are joining together to achieve efficiencies in economy of scales we think in workers compensation for the cities you have the report before you the budget department has made some excellent recommendations which we are planning to administrator as part of this contract. >> would you look to add anything to that brief presentation? i would just concur we have two separate workers compensation for the m ta and for the rest of the 70 and milky and i talked about this a year and decided that we could do better for all of the cities by joining force and is i had experience in my last role of finding ways of reducing workers
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compensation costs has been going down for many city agency and is the workers comp sayings has been going up for the m ta and so there is benefit for all of us coming together and that will save us all some money. >> okay do we have a budget analysis report? . >> good afternoon madame chair and supervisor kim and we have made some recommendation that is d h r is in concor dance with and by $799 to account to the december 1st start date of the agreement with us and m ta and to advocate prove the start date to november 1st 2012 and amend aimed the resolution to fix and
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evaluate the cost effectiveness of providing these services in house as opposed to a contract and an option to renew and otherwise we recommend the a proven prooivel of the amendments. >> thank you very much and i also believe there is an approval on the amendment or hold been on this item? i think there was an amendment a small amendment to the final resolve but we are happy to accept all of the budget recommendation and is with that last amendment they are all incorporate i think there was a number missing in the final resolve. >> was was it a number missing in the final number why don't we go to public comment first. are there members of the must be who wish to speak on the final item? final item number 13? , public comment is closed.
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jennifer m ta yeah, we made some final changeses to the final resolve class what is the change to the terms of the contract and then we added the contract amount. >> okay so just to be clear for the record, it reads that the final resolve close should read that the board of directors authorses the department of transportation and insurance services incorporated for a third party administrative services for the city's workers compensation claim not to exceed two -- for initial term of three years 2012 to act 3120 then with a two-year contract option at the city's sole discretion ask shoes the major change in the amendment and we have open and closed the public comment can we have a motion to accept it as a
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whole eve with regard to the budget recommendation my sung that the budget analysis recommendation a greece and given that the items are not substantive to in nature we can also make a motion to send the item forward we will do in a without an objection do we have any items before us?. >> that complete the agenda. thank you and we that concludes the meeting and we do not have a meeting next week.
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>> when the new california academy of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the
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city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up the doors every thursday night at the california academy of sciences. there are certain things you can see every week you can go to the museum, visit the planetarium, and we bring in bars and a deejay or band. it is a different feel from during the day, something different every week. tonight , we have beer and music. -- tonight we have great beer and music. it is beer week. we have a dozen local brewers in african hall. we have a deejays to set up throughout the museum and a live performance at 9:00 p.m. tonight.
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>> what has been your favorite part as a participant or as an observer? >> my favorite part is to walk around the aquarium in to see people with a drink in their hands, getting to know maybe somebody new, may be looking for a day, or chatting with friends. there jellyfish. i mean, they are beautiful. >> the culmination of the animals. >> it is very impressive. we do not have this at home. >> tell us a little about some of the spider's we see here on display. >> at the california academy of sciences, there is a very large collection of preserved and live specimens, which are the evidence about evolution. we have the assassin spiders, which are spiders that exclusively kill and eat other spiders. they are under the microscope here. research done and the california academy's i rhinology lab
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suggests that the assassin spiders have been doing this for over 150 million years. this glassed in room is a real scientific laboratory, and the people in that room are preparing specimens of vertebrate, that is mammals and birds. the way they do this is to remove the skin, sew it together in a relatively lifelike pose, and ensure that it does not decompose. >> i am a really big class actress fan, so i am here to see them, and beer week. >> i wanted to learn something and have fun. >> i always enjoy it. i am not all is well -- always working as i am tonight. sometimes i come to enjoy the music and to dance. ♪
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>> culturewire covers the arts in san francisco, and one of my favorite culture artists is here tonight. jason, thank you for being on culturewire. tell us about some of your posters that we have here today. >> most of the posters here are four specific shows or tours. i am hired by the bands or the venue. >> what is the inspiration behind these posters? >> no, disease of the related to the bay and, of course. music -- it is related to the band, of course the musical content or isn't related to the bed. album covers can come from anywhere. ♪ ♪
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>> class actress was great. we have been having so much fun. i did not realize how beautiful the cal academy looks than that. what other events take place here? >> we do corporate events that night on a regular basis. but nightlife is your best bet to come in as a regular person pharmacy the academy at night, and visit with friends. calacademy.org/nightlife. we have details for the next few weeks. you can get tickets online in advance or at the door. >> thank you so much. thank you for watching culturewire on sf gov tv.
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>> good morning everyone. >> morning. >> good morning. >> good morning on this do you
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feel sunny day that we didn't anticipate. we actually would be outside celebrating if we knew it wasn't going to rain but we want to thank public housing to accommodate so you wouldn't be out in the rain. i am mayor lee new director of domestic violence services. today we have a mazing and important event and we are unveiling a critical center in this community. we will start off with mayors from our city and county mayor lee. please give him a round of applause. thank you. [applause] >> thank you. welcome to sunny dale, our hope sf site, our public housing site, a place we know that people not only want to survive but be part of the
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great city of san francisco so we are investing in people here. some months ago the police chief and me and others announced our effort to make public safety more important in the city and interrupt the violence, interrupt the patterns that we see with horrible months this year and what they're doing in terms of retaliation and violence among themselves. allow the police department to use the technology that they have and do police predictable policing and getting them the tools and the support from the rest of the city that they can do better predictive policing when it comes to crime patterns in the city and what is going on, but the most important part and you will hear this from the chief, from deanna and
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myself is the community organizing. that the strength of any program is investment in our people and that means organizing our communities, faith base communities and different organizations, the tenants right here in sunny dale, the residents here in this valley, all around mclaren park for example and get them organized and working with the community organizations that we fund, with our city department including first five and our human services department, our health department and others all engaged in the same direction with our faith base community to make sure we're working on all the programs and signal to people violence is not the answer. that we have a lot of great programs. that we want our kids to grow up and feel they have hope. whether or not they have parents in the
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household or brothers or sisters guiding them and we have those gaps and people will be cajoled to do things that aren't good for them and that's why it's important to have a center here in sunny dale and we want to say this is the first of resource centers in the city and it's important to establish it right here and get all of the city agencies collaborating but we're not just going to announce a location of the people here are going to do serious outreach to all of the residents that live here and touch them and let them know that we have great services. we also have a great promise to work with people, so the human services agency, the first five program, our visitation valley, family services who will be performing
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a myriad of services here are all works out of the center and we're working with the most important people, the residents of here, and they need to know our city will not give up. we don't allow obstacles to come in. we have this program and we believe everyone working together will build the appropriate trust and faith and we have deliverod that. this year already we worked with community groups like turf and hire individuals who live in public house to do the things we oftentimes contracted out to other people and maybe we get their lives on board. [applause] yes and thanks to the leadership of henry and other members are here and we're working together to do the right thing. we're investing in people and making sure that investment is more in
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roads to peacefulness, more services, more faith that the services can connect people up with positive roads and make sure everybody enjoys a chance to be part of a great city of san francisco. as you know i have been very visible with these world series and our incredible giants but every time i talk to people they say "giants are a great thing. the 49ers is a great thing. the warriors is a great thing. sports is a great thing" but they all say investment in people is the best program and that's why all those groups have programs and everything that is successful in the city represents success by returning investment in people, and that's why residents of sunny dale, residents of this area need to feel
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connected. for the children and people we want to make sure this is a safe area of the city. we are seeing signs of that but we need to keep it going. there are ups and downs and when we're down we're going to gather more tightly together. put more resources and improve the resources to make sure they're qualitatively in line with everything we want to do, so this another representation of our ipo program but the important part is investing in the community and the resource center physically here today is yet again going to take another great stop in offering a myriad of services to everybody but we have to touch everyone. we have to make sure they know about it and believe in it and we will follow through what we committed to. thank you for joining us on this ribbon cutting ceremony. >> thank you mayor lee. again the them